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Junot Diaz

Junot Diaz was born on December 31, 1968 in Villa Juana, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. He is a writer, known for Washington Heights (2002), Harvest of Empire (2012) and Habla Men (2014). See full bio »
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 2002 Washington Heights (additional dialogue)
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 2008 Nothing Like the Holidays (special thanks)
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 2014 Habla Men (TV Movie documentary)
 2013 First Tuesday Book Club (TV Series)
Himself - Guest Panellist
- Secrecy/By Night in Chile (2013) ... Himself - Guest Panellist
 2013 Página 2 (TV Series)
- Episode #6.33 (2013) ... Himself (as Junot Díaz)
 2008-2013 The Colbert Report (TV Series)
Himself - Guest / Himself
- Junot Diaz (2013) ... Himself - Guest
- Junot Diaz (2008) ... Himself
 2012 Moyers & Company (TV Series)
- Rewriting the Story of America (2012) ... Himself (as Junot Díaz)
 2012 CBS This Morning (TV Series)
Himself - Guest
- Episode #1.192 (2012) ... Himself - Guest
 2012 Harvest of Empire (Documentary)
Himself (Pulitzer Prize winning writer)
 2008 Silenci? (TV Series)
- Episode #7.35 (2008) ... Himself
 2007 Tavis Smiley (TV Series)
- Episode dated 20 September 2007 (2007) ... Himself

Personal Details

Other Works:

Novel: "The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao", 2007. See more »

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Junot Díaz

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Personal Quote:

[re favorite episode of Twilight Zone (1959)] I grew up in the shadow of a dictatorship, and even more immediately, with an older brother who was everyone's favorite, who could get away with almost anything, and so the episode that rocked me was "It's a Good Life" [based on the Jerome Bixby short story about a 3-year-old boy who's really a monster controlling his small town]. Bixby was a genius, ... See more »


He splits his time between New York City and Boston, Massachusetts. See more »

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